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Don't feel bad. You've just summed up why Hans and Lorne make a good team. Lorne is by all accounts a fantastic arranger and can bring out the best in others' ideas but I sometimes find his own compositions are a bit basic or leave me cold. Hans on the other hand always nails the theme and the concept but his scoring to picture to me feels clunky and a bit amateurish, especially when the music is dense. <br><br>Both super talented in their own ways. :-)Is there anyway o get sheet music for Into the pie machine for orchestra?Just saw Maleficent 2. There is a lot more Newton Howard in the movoe than there is on album.<br>I actually can't really understand why they didn't include the reprise of The Christening (the dinner scene) & the finale in the movie.<br><br>Zanelli's score is wonderful and I love it very much. But would have loved this on albumI can't imagine how someone likes Balfe's part over Richters. As you said Thomas, Richters work sounds more like suites, and Balfes work is written more to picture. BUT, it sounds to me also like a typical RCP-work with Hans. While Hans gives the direction with his suites and melodies, Balfe and co are adapting those suites to the specific scenes and writing some "new" stuff to fill any gap if there is any need of it, so they become additional composers in the credits.<br><br>And here, we have the same. Richter shows the direction and some cues are real intense and beautiful. Balfes parts sounding like a gap-filler. I don't want to talk bad about Balfe, he's a composing machine, but still i can't find anything remarkable on those parts and so i can't understand how Richters work hasn't been used but instead the more colorless cues from Balfes part :/<br><br>Again, don't feel insulted guys, it's just my sensationBalfe’s part is the best I think.<br>It also seems written to picture instead of just long suites.<br>My understanding is the Balfe wrote half of the score but the album doesn’t seem to represent that for some reason.
I really liked Richter’s score over balfesI listened Max Richter for years. He is the kind of select or minority composer who does his solo works and soundtrack for movies not so famous. <br>His solo works are really really good with quintet and piano and voice. "on the nature of daylight" is definitely the best. <br>His sountrack is not good as his solo, to be honest. I think "the Leftovers" (2014-2017, HBO series), "Miss Slaone" (2016) and "Mary Queen of Scots" (2019) are cool.<br>If you need some peaceful music for meditation or good sleep, listen to his work.Richter did his recording in january and june 2019. The Director himself is a fan of Richter, so the deadline and director are not the reason.<br>It seemed that producers were not satisfied with Richter's music and they wanted something new, that's why they got Lorne. It turned out Lorne brought a very limited new...@Cercei<br>Hybrid can definitely answer that best. Richter’s score is used (alongside Balfe’s material) as well as some source pieces. If I remember correctly it’s a mish-mash of the two.I do know that piece, it’s very pretty. I’ll check out his other works, thanks for the recommendation. In terms of minimalism I really am into Brian Eno at the moment. His “Music For Airports” and “The Lovely Bones” are excellent if you like more introspective music.
btw, you're saying Lorne recomposed and reworked the entire score. as i haven't seen the movie yet, did the producers end up with not using richters score for it at all and just used the score from Lorne?thanks for your information. but i actually don't understand why they have done that. i've heard now Lornes cues and Richters cues. all those cues from Lorne, they sound very similiar to that what Richter composed, but somehow with less melodies. And you really have to work hard to not use fewer melodies then Richter, as he's a minimalist at its best ^^ with that being said, i can't hear any groundbreaking differences from Lornes part, so what was their idea on hiring it and getting the same style of music, but in a more "light" version? :/i really admire Max Richters work, he isn't that new in this scene. his style is that repeating minimalism. maybe you've heard once the cue "on the nature of daylight" which was used a lot by many other movies. his last score which knocked me out was "Hostiles". such an emotional and intense score, you need to hear that, and probably see the movie as well (with Christian Bale). <br><br>Really surprised at this album, I’ve never really heard anything from Max Richter but I really like what he ended up writing for this score. It surprisingly flows well for a stand alone listen. It’s funny that the producers wanted a different approach, I think Richter nailed it.<br><br>Balfe’s contribution is excellent as well, I particularly like that repeating chord progression (which is starting to become one of his trademarks considering how many times he has used it). It’s disappointing that they didn’t include more of his contribution though, since he apparently rewrote the entire score.Lorne said in his Twitter, the first album for His Dark Materials come 3rd November, no date, for the moment, for the second album.
Was the producersi haven't understood the fact, that Lorne was involved in this. Can someone explain it for me? Was the director not satisfied with Richters music? Was the deadline too near? Or what was the reason why they have brought Lorne to this project?"The Wanderer", "Event Horizon", "You Have To Let Me Go" and "Tuesday (Voiceless)" = WOW WOW WOW!!!Zanelli is no James Newton Howard, but he did a fantastic job with writing a large scale fantasy score. I’ll even say that, while I think the first Maleficent is stronger overall, I personally like the action writing better here. Also 2 little things I’ve noticed;<br><br>1. The new theme here sounds fairly similar to the Father/Son tune from KFP3<br>2. 2:20-3:30 sounds like it may have been temped from the finale of Fantastic Beasts. (Or maybe I’m just crazy lol)Great work of Zanelli, if is not as good like JNH's Maleficent, is a tremendous work, with a terrific writing and orchestrations, even the most tender parts are terrific.
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Hans ZimmerJay RifkinShirley WalkerBruce Fowler
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Backdraft
Label: Milan Records
Length: 42'50 (Score: 30'00)
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. Set Me In Motion - Bruce Hornsby (5:20)
  2. Fighting 17th (4:26)
  3. Brothers (3:32)
  4. The Arsonist's Waltz (1:58)
  5. 335 (3:02)
  6. Burn It All (5:19)
  7. You Go‚ We Go (5:11)
  8. Fahrenheit 451 (2:59)
  9. Show Me Your Firetruck (3:31)
  10. The Show Must Go On - Bruce Hornsby (7:32)
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FastAsPuck reply Replies: 0 || 2019-01-21 08:02:06
This album is the best!! I Love the movie and the music makes it.

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2015-08-27 17:04:42
Classic. Glad to have this too.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-03-01 09:32:24
Interesting…Shirley Walker orchestrated a Hans Zimmer score, and Hans Zimmer was a musician for a Shirley Walker score, and BOTH have composed a Batman score. :P

Small world.

D A R T H reply Replies: 2 || 2013-01-27 14:29:16
i a have a new version : score 22 tracks (01:07:55) + source musics

01. Chicago 1971
02. Main Titles
03. 17Th
04. Investigating
05. Late For Work
06. Mannequin Fire
07. Approaching Fire
08. The Fire's Story
09. Show Me Your Firetruck
10. Love & Danger
11. Man Down
12. Brothers Fight
13. Fire Is A Living Thing
14. I Really Miss You
15. Torn Apart
16. The Arsonist's Attack
17. The Fire Looked At You
18. The Arsonist Unveiled
19. You Go, We Go
20. Funeral
21. Epilogue
22. Main Titles (Remix)
23. Hans Zimmer - Hans Zimmer Interview (Bonus Track)
24. Bruce Hornsby, The Range ''Set Me In Motion''
25. Bruce Hornsby, The Range ''The Show Goes On''
26. Los Lobos ''I Walk Alone''
27. The Smithereens ''A Girl Like You''
28. Cream ''Sunshine of Your Love''
28. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ''(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave''
29. Edwin Starr ''War''

(4 source musics are still missing)



Magnus Rex2013-01-27 21:17:49
Useless, really.


fabien2013-01-28 17:34:33
Hell Yes !

FlorianSteinfurtNews reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-04 00:14:57
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer,

ich und mein Kumpel vom YouTube-Kanal FlorianSteinfurtNews werden zur Mitte des Jahres 2012 hin einen Film anlässlich des Jubiläums der örtlichen Feuerwehr produzieren.
Dürfen wir das Lied "Show me your firetruck" in der Audiospur des Filmes verwenden?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
L. Bienbeck
FlorianSteinfurtNews


Phil2012-05-05 22:43:03
ich denke nicht, dass Hans Zimmer das hier zu lesen bekommt! ;)
bin mir zwar nicht sicher, aber ich denke du solltest direkt an den Administrator eine Mail schicken? ;)
nur ein Tipp

Anonymous reply Replies: 5 || 2012-03-10 21:41:38
00:28 to 00:35 in track 5 sounds like gladiator.


iPhil2012-03-11 07:42:07
that's true!
sounds like Honor Him!


tomPoland2012-03-12 09:14:02
Glaiator sounds like Backdraft, don't you think? 1991 and 2000...


Anonymous2012-03-12 15:58:49
Glaiator? I don't know if there is a movie called glaiator, don't you know?


Mycroft2012-03-12 17:19:06
Oh boy: everyone has stooped so low on this site that there are now grammar Nazis? How pathetic. What a dick.


Anonymous2012-03-14 10:02:36
But it's worth an answer...

Aggelos reply Replies: 0 || 2010-07-23 00:00:00
Leonidas Leonardi FTW!!!!

Lou reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-03 00:00:00
Agree, Zimmers best piece is this one ! !!! i mean he can make your hart pull out of your chest!!!!!!
i woluld really love to see him live!

DannySwede reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-28 00:00:00
This is absolutely Zimmers best piece...the mood , the feel the emotions...PERFECT

Graham reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-13 00:00:00
After just listening to Backdraft soundtrack in a long time. I am still grasped by the amount of emotion there is in this score. My two favourite composers are Hans Zimmer And James Horner. Both when give a good script can perform above and beyond. Where have the massive themes and romance gone out of movies today.

Mikel S.i.W (from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-04 00:00:00
Hans, you are the best. Ypur score for BACDRAFT is a piece of History. Thanks MAESTRO. 10/10

Eric Gabriel reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-11 00:00:00
Im fann of your music... just extreme... Backdraft... ufff. no words... keep going.. exelent work.

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batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-04-18 00:00:00
i love show me your fire truck. you do an excellent job of always picking the right melodies and finding the flow between the low brass and it. you are the best composer ever

Gabe reply Replies: 0 || 2007-01-14 00:00:00
Simply the Best Score of our time! The greatest work in film music!

Türk reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-15 00:00:00
thank you very much
for every music you made!

Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2005-12-16 00:00:00
I have listened to this soundtrack countless times. It can really get you going. I've pumped it in my truck (pickup not semi) on long trips by myself. It sounds great with 3 big 12"-- subs pounding the lows and getting the full effect of the cd....

Laq reply Replies: 0 || 2005-10-28 00:00:00
Best soundtrack ever. "--You Go, We Go"-- is my absolute favorite from Zimmer. I suggest everyone to get your hands to this awesome soundtrack. Just beautiful. Movie was really great too --]

Paulette reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-13 00:00:00
I've always been a big fan. This is one of my favorite soundtracks and its what really got me looking into all the other stuff he has done.

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